Materials Sector Stocks in the S&P 500 Index

The companies on this list are materials stocks in the S&P 500 index. The materials sector consists of companies in the following industries:

  • Chemicals
  • Construction Materials
  • Containers and Packaging
  • Metals and Mining

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Agricultural Chemicals

  • CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) (Chemicals: Nitrogen)
  • Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) (Chemicals: Potash and Phosphate)


  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) (Chemicals: Industrial gases: atmospheric gases, performance materials, process gases, specialty gases)
  • Albemarle Corporation (ALB) (Chemicals: Advanced and value-added products)
  • DowDuPont Inc. (DWDP) (Formed by the 2017 merger of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont; Operates three divisions: Agricultural, Material Sciences and Specialty Products. The company offers a diverse portfolio that includes specialty chemicals, fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, materials and plastics)
  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) (Chemicals, fibers and plastics)
  • Ecolab Inc. (ECL) (Water, hygiene and energy products)
  • FMC Corporation (FMC) (Chemicals: Pest control products, pharmaceutical additives, specialty polymers and pharmaceutical synthesis)
  • International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (IFF) (Chemicals: Flavors and fragrances)
  • Lyondell Basell Industries N.V. (LYB) (Chemicals, plastics and refining company)
  • PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) (Chemicals: Coatings, Fiber Glass, Glass, Optical Products, Paints and Specialty Materials)
  • Praxair, Inc. (PX) (Chemicals: Industrial gases)
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW)(Retail Stores: paints and coatings)

Containers and Packaging

  • Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) (Pressure-Sensitive Materials and Retail Branding)
  • Ball Corporation (BLL) (Diversified: Glass canning jars, food and beverage metal containers; aerospace systems)
  • International Paper Company (IP) (Packaging, fluff pulp and uncoated papers)
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) (Container Board)
  • Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) (Packaging Products
  • Westrock Company (WRK) (Corrugate packaging company)

Construction Materials

  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) (Aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement)
  • Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) (Aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement)

Metals & Mining

  • Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) (Copper, molybdenum, gold, oil and natural gas producer)
  • Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) (Gold mining
  • Nucor Corporation (NUE) (Steel producer and scrap metal recycling facilities)

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